Routes of remembrance refashioning the slave trade in ghana bayo holsey on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers over the past fifteen years visitors from the african diaspora have flocked to cape coast and elmina. Start by marking routes of remembrance refashioning the slave trade in ghana as want to read routes of remembrance refashioning the slave trade in ghana by bayo holsey two towns in ghana whose chief tourist attractions are the castles and dungeons where slaves were imprisoned before embarking for the new world this desire to . Routes of remembrance seeks to uncover how the slave trade is now understood by these local residents in the light of both this dialogue and the active promotion of this form of tourism by the ghanaian government. Routes of remembrance tackles these questions by analyzing the slave trades absence from public versions of coastal ghanaian family and community histories its troubled presentation in the countrys classrooms and nationalist narratives and its elaboration by the transnational tourism industry. Routes of remembrance sets a new benchmark for studies of the slave trade in african and african american memory in an insightful ethnography of a major site of diaspora tourism holsey reveals the complexity of ghanaian silences concerning the slave trade routes these through a contested history of european and african american narratives and presents a fascinating account of how
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